Welcome to Weston-super-Mare

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Introduction

Weston-super-Mare, also known simply as Weston, is a seaside town in North Somerset, England. It lies by the Bristol Channel 20 miles (32 km) south-west of Bristol between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill. It includes the suburbs of Mead Vale, Milton, Oldmixon, West Wick, Worlebury, Uphill and Worle. Its population at the 2011 census was 76,143 and is now over 80,000. Since 1983, Weston has been twinned with Hildesheim in Germany. The local area has been occupied since the Iron Age. It was still a small village until the 19th century when it developed as a seaside resort. A railway station and two piers were built. In the second half of the 20th century it was connected to the M5 motorway but the number of people holidaying in the town declined and some local industries closed, although the number of day visitors has risen. Attractions include The Helicopter Museum, Weston Museum, and the Grand Pier. Cultural venues include The Playhouse, the Winter Gardens and the Blakehay Theatre.

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Parish Information

Parish statistics

Area

3,231 hectares

Population

79,497 (2021)

Density

2,461 people/km2

Mean age

41.6

Ward

Weston-super-Mare South

District

North Somerset

Postcodes

BS22, BS23, BS24

ONS ID

E04012104


Council

Contact details for Weston-super-Mare Parish Council, including current councillors, precept data and election results.

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Education

View educational establishments in Weston-super-Mare Parish. Data includes OFSTED rating and current appointed governors.

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Business

Business directory listing local businesses operating within Weston-super-Mare Parish.

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Planning

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Property

Price paid data for all property sold in Weston-super-Mare Parish since 2018. Includes average prices for each property type.

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Heritage

Local heritage sites, historic churches, heritage pubs plus local heritage initiatives for Weston-super-Mare Parish.

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Local News

Designs for Weston-super-Mare's floral clock are in progress

Hosted and licensed by North Somerset Council

Designs for Weston-super-Mare's floral clock are in progress

Published: 9th Apr 2024

Weston-super-Mare's floral clock: New plants ordered

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Weston-super-Mare's floral clock: New plants ordered

Published: 11th Apr 2024

Weston weather warning as sea defences activated

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Weston weather warning as sea defences activated

Published: 9th Apr 2024